Some Funny Lessons for Life!

Photo Credit: skyseeker via Flickr

Photo Credit: skyseeker via Flickr

I recently found these great stories on carlpei.com that not only are a little humorous but also have very good “morals of the story.” Please note..while I am not a big fan of certain language, in the case of a couple of these stories, they just fit perfectly. Enjoy!

Lesson 1

A man is getting into the shower just as his wife is finishing up her shower when the doorbell rings. The wife quickly wraps herself in a towel and runs downstairs. When she opens the door, there stands Bob, the next door neighbor. Before she says a word, Bob says, “I’ll give you $800 to drop that towel.” After thinking for a moment, the woman drops her towel and stands naked in front of Bob.

After a few seconds, Bob hands her $800 dollars and leaves. The woman wraps back up in the towel and goes back upstairs. When she gets to the bathroom, her husband asks,…

“Who was that?” “It was Bob the next door neighbor,” she replies. “Great!” the husband says, “Did he say anything about the $800 he owes me?”

Moral of the story:
If you share critical information pertaining to credit and risk with your shareholders in time, you may be in a position to prevent avoidable exposure.

Lesson 2

A sales rep, an administration clerk, and the manager are walking to lunch when they find an antique oil lamp. They rub it and a Genie comes out. The Genie says, “I’ll give each of you just one wish” “Me first! Me first!” says the administration clerk. “I want to be in the Bahamas, driving a speedboat, without a care in the world.” Poof! She’s gone. “Me next! Me next!” says the sales rep. “I want to be in Hawaii, relaxing on the beach with my personal masseuse, an endless supply of Pina Coladas and the love of my life.” Poof! He’s gone. “OK, you’re up,” the Genie says to the manager. The manager says, “I want those two back in the office after lunch.”

Moral of the story: Always let your boss have the first say.

Lesson 3

A priest offered a lift to a Nun. She got in and crossed her legs, forcing her gown to reveal a leg. The priest nearly had an accident. After controlling the car, he stealthily slid his hand up her leg. The nun said,”Father, remember Psalm 129?” The priest removed his hand. But,changing gears, he let his hand slide up her leg again. The nun once again said, “Father, remember Psalm 129?” The priest apologized “Sorry sister but the flesh is weak.” Arriving at the convent, the nun went on her way. On his arrival at the church, the priest rushed to look up Psalm 129. It said, “Go forth and seek, further up, you will find glory.”

Moral of the story: If you are not well informed in your job, you might miss a great opportunity.

Lesson 4

A crow was sitting on a tree, doing nothing all day. A rabbit asked him,”Can I also sit like you and do nothing all day long?” The crow answered: “Sure, why not.” So, the rabbit sat on the ground below the crow, and rested.

A fox jumped on the rabbit and ate it.

Moral of the story: To be sitting and doing nothing, you must be sitting very high up.

Lesson 5: Power of Charisma

A turkey was chatting with a bull “I would love to be able to get to the top of that tree,” sighed the turkey, but I haven’t got the energy.” “Well, why don’t you nibble on my droppings?” replied the bull. “They’re packed with nutrients.” The turkey pecked at a lump of dung and found that it gave him enough strength to reach the lowest branch of the tree. The next day, after eating some more dung, he reached the second branch. Finally after a fourth night, there he was proudly perched at the top of the tree. Soon he was spotted by a farmer, who shot the turkey out of the tree.

Moral of the story: Bullshit might get you to the top, but it wont keep you there.

Lesson 6

A little bird was flying south for the winter. It was so cold the bird froze and fell to the ground into a large field. While he was lying there, a cow came by and dropped some dung on him. As the frozen bird lay there in the pile of cow dung, he began to realize how warm he was. The dung was actually thawing him out! He lay there all warm and happy, and soon began to sing for joy. A passing cat heard the bird singing and came to investigate. Following the sound, the cat discovered the bird under the pile of cow dung, and promptly dug him out and ate him.

Moral of the story:
1. Not everyone who shits on you is your enemy
2. Not everyone who gets you out of shit is your friend
3. And when you’re in deep shit, it’s best to keep your mouth shut!

  47 comments for “Some Funny Lessons for Life!

  1. February 18, 2014 at 12:54 am

    Love these.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. February 18, 2014 at 2:53 am

    I could have read about 10 more of those stories. Number 5 is a real hoot!! Thanks for sharing.

    Liked by 2 people

  3. February 18, 2014 at 2:53 am

    Reblogged this on Blackbutterfly7 and commented:
    Get ready to laugh.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. February 18, 2014 at 3:53 am

    I like your blog. Here is a small sample of mine…….Zulu Delta

    http://zuludelta45.net/2014/02/16/ah-hello-its-the-road-to-the-bat-cave-duh/

    Liked by 1 person

  5. February 18, 2014 at 7:14 am

    Really loved those they had me chuckling but also they do hold great truths x

    Liked by 1 person

  6. February 18, 2014 at 7:15 am

    Reblogged this on It's a lonely place and commented:
    Sometimes we need a chuckle but also some sensible ttuths

    Like

  7. February 19, 2014 at 10:14 pm

    Excellent! Thanks for the laughs!

    Liked by 1 person

  8. March 6, 2014 at 9:03 pm

    LoLoLoLoLoLoLoLoLoL 🙂 ❤

    Liked by 1 person

  9. OBSERVER
    August 12, 2014 at 11:44 am

    How dull life would be without a little laugh…and that’s why I like how American TV Evangelist Joel Osteen begins his sermons…with a little anecdote.

    Liked by 1 person

  10. November 27, 2014 at 7:13 am

    Reblogged this on Between the Ears blog and commented:
    Who can resist a good story or joke – and ones with a moral deserve to be shared:)

    Liked by 1 person

  11. December 18, 2014 at 10:36 pm

    Reblogged this on bertpowers.

    Like

  12. December 25, 2014 at 7:49 pm

    Reblogged this on Gr8fullsoul.

    Liked by 1 person

  13. February 4, 2015 at 8:58 pm

    Good grief!

    Liked by 1 person

  14. Corli
    February 17, 2015 at 8:32 pm

    Thanks for the smile today!

    Liked by 1 person

  15. March 5, 2015 at 10:58 pm

    Great stories!

    Liked by 2 people

  16. March 28, 2015 at 9:06 am

    Thanks for sharing…..

    Liked by 1 person

  17. June 21, 2015 at 12:09 am

    Hilarious 🙂

    Liked by 2 people

  18. July 13, 2015 at 9:48 pm

    Lighthearted way to make some very serious points! And thank you for stopping by my blog. Come again.

    Liked by 2 people

  19. September 30, 2015 at 10:20 am

    You requested our thoughts on what we have learned in our lives. Here are mine: ‘Life has a purpose; the purpose is the Process; the Process is the Product.”

    http://therogerspost.com/2015/08/16/life-process/

    Liked by 2 people

  20. January 22, 2016 at 11:27 pm

    Reblogged this on liferecipes and commented:
    Really interesting….enjoy!

    Liked by 2 people

  21. February 5, 2016 at 12:47 pm

    Definitely reblogging these, thank you for the laughs!

    Liked by 2 people

  22. February 5, 2016 at 2:41 pm

    Interesting stories 🙂 Thanks for sharing!

    Liked by 2 people

  23. February 10, 2016 at 3:23 pm

    OMG these were much needed laughs 🙂

    Liked by 2 people

  24. April 25, 2016 at 2:29 am

    Absolutely Stunning !

    Liked by 2 people

  25. May 31, 2016 at 11:47 am

    Great blog post! Better to have fun while you’re on this side of the grass, huh?

    Liked by 2 people

  26. July 23, 2016 at 3:04 pm

    Hilarious!!

    Liked by 2 people

  27. August 1, 2016 at 9:46 am

    Reblogged this on The 99% Blog and commented:
    here’s something I though was worth sharing to start off your week….

    Liked by 2 people

  28. Abdul
    November 21, 2016 at 12:49 pm

    wow, thanks for the smile you put on my face

    Liked by 2 people

  29. Sylvestar
    February 19, 2017 at 2:57 pm

    Wow cool

    Liked by 2 people

  30. December 13, 2017 at 3:59 pm

    It’s always good to look for the funny.

    Liked by 2 people

  31. Crystal
    March 2, 2018 at 5:43 pm

    Loved these!! Thanks for the laughs and insight!

    Liked by 1 person

  32. March 11, 2018 at 1:13 pm

    followed you. Thanks for visiting my site. I have another site at http://crystalsphotobloggingsite.wordpress.com . Hope you check it out.

    Liked by 2 people

  33. March 15, 2018 at 9:36 pm

    Reblogged this on writesquire and commented:
    Easing into the weekend, with a sloppy ole grin kidnapping my face

    Liked by 1 person

  34. March 15, 2018 at 9:37 pm

    Reblogged. Fab way to ease into the weekend. Thx!

    Liked by 1 person

  35. March 15, 2018 at 10:06 pm

    Funny! Reblogging this to my sister site Success Inspirers World

    Liked by 2 people

  36. July 23, 2018 at 10:01 pm

    Thanks for following my blog, and for your like of my post. Please have a good day.

    Liked by 2 people

  37. August 26, 2018 at 2:26 pm

    Love the stories and the fact that each one has a meaningful point to it.

    Liked by 2 people

  38. August 26, 2018 at 8:27 pm

    Keep the stories coming. Love them. And you seem like such a neat guy. Great combination.

    Liked by 2 people

  39. September 5, 2018 at 12:18 pm

    nice stories! visit my website for funny stories

    Liked by 2 people

  40. September 12, 2018 at 6:43 am

    Reblogged this on Ray OF LIGHT 144.

    Liked by 2 people

  41. December 17, 2018 at 10:03 am

    Funny blog post. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  42. January 27, 2019 at 9:48 pm

    Very good

    Liked by 1 person

  43. March 31, 2019 at 1:20 pm

    Haha! Thanks you so much for sharing these fun stories here! Had a good laugh reading them! Was in a low mood and randomly began searching for short stories over the internet. Came across a few depressing ones and I ended tearing up. And then thankfully I came across this blogpost. Wish there were more such short stories to read.

    Liked by 1 person

  44. June 25, 2019 at 6:19 am

    Haha! I love this.

    Liked by 1 person

  45. December 31, 2019 at 10:37 am

    These are hilarious.

    Liked by 1 person

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